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for allegedly defrauding the federal government of millions of dollars when he rode for the u.s. postal service team. now cbs news learns that senior officials here at the justice department have recommended that the federal government join that lawsuit. lance armstrong's years of denial came to an end monday in an emotional interview with oprah winfrey. >> lance armstrong is on the course! >> reporter: cbs news learned the former cycling star confessed to winfrey what many already speculated that he used performance-enhancing drugs. the lengthy sitdown took place in the four seasons hotel in austin texas, where armstrong was joined by close friends and lawyers. afterwards oprah tweeted "just wrapped with lance armstrong, he came ready." he spent the better part of his career fighting back against doping allegations. >> we have nothing to hide. >> reporter: the pressure mounted in may 2011 when scott pelley talked to tyler hamilton about the blood boosting drug epo. >> you saw lance armstrong inject epo? >> yes, like we all did. like i did many many times. >> repor
an increase in the debt creel, the federal government will run out of money to pay bills in about a month. president obama blasted the republicans who said they won't raise the borrowing authority without dollar for dollar cuts in the budget. >> the issue here is whether or not america pays its bills. we are that deadbeat nation. >> reporter: the problem, mr. obama said, is that congress has already spent the money. >> these are bills that have already been racked up. >> reporter: the patiented a dire picture about what it would mean for the nation for the first time ever to not make payments. >> social security checks and veterans benefits will be dried. we might not be able to pay our troops, or honor our contracts with small business owners. >> reporter: in response, republicans pointed out president obama voted against increasing the debt limit as a senator. john boehner said that the debt is endangers children's future, that the consequences of failing to increase the debt seal ceiling are real, but so also are the results of allowing our spending problem go unresolved. president
limit. if congress doesn't approve an increase in the debt creel, the federal government will run out of money to pay bills in about a month. president obama blasted the republicans who said they won't raise the borrowing authority without dollar for dollar cuts in the budget. >> the issue here is whether or not america pays its bills. we are that deadbeat nation. >> reporter: the problem, mr. obama said, is that congress has already spent the money. >> these are bills that have already been racked up. >> reporter: the patiented a dire picture about what it would mean for the nation for the first time ever to not make payments. >> social security checks and veterans benefits will be dried. we might not be able to pay our troops, or honor our contracts with small business owners. >> reporter: in response, republicans pointed out president obama voted against increasing the debt limit as a senator. john boehner said that the debt is endangers children's future, that the consequences of failing to increase the debt seal ceiling are real, but so also are the results of allowing our spe
more funds, if not so be it. >> reporter: while some people were frustrated. >> a typical government organization. >> the national symbol for nonviolence. that was something he believed very passionately and advocated. >> reporter: the da will tell us tomorrow how many guns it has collected today and there's another buy back scheduled for next monday. that buy back is going to go on as planned but people will get vouchers not cash for their weapons. in luxeburg, ktvu. >>> and more details now on the gun guy back. the final numbers are in and law enforcement was able to collect a total of 827 firearms. here is a break down from the five locations across marin. nevatto was most successful with 277 guns now off the street. >>> the san jose sharks organization is mourning the deaths of the team's original owner. the front page of the shark's website pays tribute to george gund iii. he passed away this morning in palm springs after battling cancer. he was 75 years old. he was a long time hockey fan. gund and his brother took a chance on the sharks. they will honor his memory this season w
. >> >> catherine: , kron 4. bills. he says, the mere threat of defaulting on government obligations is hurting the economy. the government has hit its borrowing limit again. and is expected to run out of ways to pay bills by early march. >> frigid party seven degrees in half moon bay. 39 and concord. the the seven- tomorrow but 37 right now what happened bay this warming trend will continue. finally, and we could finally get a bit more mild temperatures as this week progresses'. that stormtracker is well to the north of us we're not going to see any green. calm wind that combination is providing very chilly conditions. 28 in napa, 29 in santa rosa. 42 in san francisco. in vallejo, 29. 28 in fairfield. 30's in concord, pleasanton. this frees warning in effect and frost advisories for the bayshore. freezing in sunnyvale. that freeze warning and frost advisories continues. for the north bay, the inland valleys and the bayshore. take a look these frosty windshields. certainly, you are going to want to take your time tomorrow for the afternoon, temperatures are going to be improving. 50s for the m
.s. government will make a lawsuit against him for making false claims. in australia they will ask for repayment for appearance fees there. >>> and in the san francisco bay, investigators now say the bar pilot made a last minute turn just before the tanker swiped the -- sideswiped the bridge. they are not clear on what caused the change in course. it caused $7 million to the bridge and to the ship. >>> in just a few minutes we will find out what facebook's secret is. they are making an announcement that members of the community are guessing. it included the line come see what we are building. some experts predict it will be a new smart phone or search service and we will find out at 10:00 this morning. >>> they want to name it after supervisor harvey milk. he needs the support of five other supervisors to put the question on the november ballot. if approved, it would be the first airport honoring an openly gay person. milk was shot by dan white back in 1978. >>> a freeze warning is in effect. last night downtown church san jose reached out to the homeless and they are getting more and more emerg
frustrated. >> a typical government organization. >> the national symbol for nonviolence. that was something he believed very passionately and advocated. >> reporter: the da will tell us tomorrow how many guns it has collected today and there's another buy back scheduled for next monday. that buy back is going to go on as planned but people will get vouchers not cash for their weapons. in luxeburg, ktvu. >>> and more details now on the gun guy back. the final numbers are in and law enforcement was able to collect a total of 827 firearms. here is a break down from the five locations across marin. nevatto was most successful with 277 guns now off the street. >>> the san jose sharks organization is mourning the deaths of the team's original owner. the front page of the shark's website pays tribute to george gund iii. he passed away this morning in palm springs after battling cancer. he was 75 years old. he was a long time hockey fan. gund and his brother took a chance on the sharks. they will honor his memory this season with a helmet decal and jersey patch bearing his initials. >>> meanwhile i
and other governments to try to secure their release. no word on how many americans are still being held. the government's confirmation comes as some americans were being ferried out of the algeria. >> the manti te'o story continues. was he duped? was it a hoax? the linebacker for notre dame has yet to comment on a public hoax concerning an online girl lead something to know how much he knew before revealing the truth. questions are surfacing of interviews he did in the days after finding out about the hoax where he continues with the story that his girlfriend died. we now know the name of the woman in the blurred out photo, apparently hiring lawyers saying someone it seems to me her pictures. >> 5th california adult died from the flu sweeping the nation. the casualty was from the inland empire, and they have upgraded the reach to wide-spread in california now. the good news is that no children have died from the flu. this year's vaccine is a great match for the strain they are seeing so it offers good protection against getting sick. nation-wide flu is widespread in all states but for t
with the federal government over -- bank to settle with the federal government over foreclosures. >>> hundreds of thousands of vehicles with a serious safety issue, we'll tell you about the models being recalled and the risk drivers face behind the wheel. >> and what was it? investigators track down the unusual item that fell from the sky and punched a hole in the roof of a southern california home. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> honda is recalling 748,000 vehicles because of a problem with the driver's side air bag. honda said it hasn't ha h any crashes or injuries relate -- hasn't had any crashes or injuries related to th
of country, but not the government. >> after a three-year absence the maverick surf competition is back. today is the day surfers from all over the world come here to tackle the waves. a surf advisory is still in effect. that could mean some major waves. abc7 news reporter sergio has the details. >> photographer kevin harrington caught some great shots of surfers out testing the waters in preparation for tomorrow's mavericks competition but getting the shots was an adventure. >> we thought were going to be trashed by one of these huge waves because they were just coming way up over your head and the boat just tips over. it's scary. >> they were aboard john lynch's boat. he will be part of the surf patrol this year. >> being so close to the waves and the brakes and feeling the power and watching these guys. it's an incredible -- it's an incredible sport. you have to have some real guts to get out there and do what these guys are doing. >> the organizer of mavericks, jeff clark, was his guide. he was briefing the surfers who will be surfing what is expected to be 30-foot waves. mavericks
and some customers give it the thumbs up. it was a plan initiated to make government information more easy to access. he hopes it will improve them and when how customers rate it, you really can't say how it is rated. >> especially restaurants. people are picky about what goes in their food and who is around there so it may make people feel more comfortable about eating it. >> reporter: here in san francisco, restaurant lobbyists defeated that plan but those who secured a ratings and the number of food born illnesses went down. they will be rated on a 100 point scale and the mayor will making an announcement where he serves as the chair of technology and innovation. >> he is putting pressure on congress and the president unveiled his proposals yesterday aimed at reducing gun violence. analysts say it will be tough getting any gun control legislation through and they are demanding action. >> what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an "a" grade or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> among other actions the president is urging co
ever this year. seems of government can't avoid problems everyone can see. >> immanuel one third of the u.s. population 100 million people visiting san jose in the next two months. that gives awe sense of what began today in india city of about 1 million people. it is expected the host nearly 100 times its population for behind you festival that happens every 12 years. 14 temporary hospitals set up with two 43 doctors. more than 40,000 toilets built. 30,000 law enforcement are providing securities. >> still ahead on 7 news at 9:00. president obama draws new line in the sand on american debt ceiling. tonight what happens if the limit is not lifted and who feels it first. first. >> nissan íáf- >> treasury secretary geithner tell congressional leaders that the government will exhaust its borrowing limit as soon as mid february not march as expected. in the mean time president obama insists tonight that he will not negotiate with house republicans over the debt ceiling. mark matthews looks at the challenge the president is facing. >> president told reporters raising the d
-beat nation' that doesn't pay its bills. he says the mere threat of defaulting on government obligations is hurting the economy. the government has hit its borrowing limit and is expected to run out of ways to pay bills by early march. most people have never heard launchers and other weapons. former president bush is finally released from a hospital. right now, 40's through daly city. as for the current temperatures? quickly dropping into the 40's. 44 in daly city. a 49 in fremont. but we are in for a nother round of the 30's and '40's again tonight. from the san mateo bridge we are seeing clear skies. the cold air mass with the combination of these things and a light went with cold temperatures and yet again the. taking a look at futurecast. widespread 30's. take a look a your screen. already 20's and 30's for the north bay. temperatures will start to warm up of but very slowly. still dealing with a 30 degree readings. temperatures in your neighborhood, coming up. >> most people have never heard of that. next at 5. more tonight at 5-30. >> most people have never heard of it. but in the
that move. >>> the u.s. government will run out of money to pay its bills if congress does not raise the debt ceiling. president barack obama will not negotiate with congress on this issue. while republicans want any increase in the debt ceiling to be tied to spending cuts... >> the issue here is whether or not america pays its bills. we are not attend beat nation and so -- there is a very simple solution to this. >> now in a statement, house speaker phil boehner indicated the republican party is prepared for a fight and the consequences of increasing the debt ceiling are real but so too is the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved. >>> they are closely watching this debt ceiling battle in washington and if congress does not act on the debt ceiling, the national economy could fall and that would have a negative affect on california's budget numbers. they revealed a budget surplus in many years and that's thanks to a new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> the social media is buzzing about a possible announcement by facebook. janine d
to be more competitive and will now refer to president obama's health care reform as "government controlled health care." >> controlled environment weather, not exactly. we have no control. >> despite what you hear there is no government controlled weather. yet. right? >> here we go. we are already getting in trouble for other's forecast and now you are doing that. i got an e-mail someone yelling at me about cupertino. 6:18. good morning to you. it is friday. we made it. the embarcardero, downtown san francisco, the trees are not moving. it is still outside. we will look at live doppler 7 hd. high pressure is over us. a lost dry air is detected. a little bit of pollution. that is another spare pair -- "spare the air" day. we could have a couple more on saturday and sunday. 27 in sap that rose and 30 in napa and concord. those are the only stations freezing. mid-to-upper 30's in fremont and redwood city and low-to-mid 40's in oakland and novato of the san francisco is 48. temperature of 31 in gilroy to 45 in salinas, the extremes around monterey bay. more warming. more poor air quality. roug
is cancelled. along with tom return flight obviously. u.s. government is conducting rae view. though it has reassured the public that the dream liner is safe to fly despite these problems. >> talk hi tech for a moment. today face back declared war on google. unveiling new search engine. so what will it do that is new in our lives. here's david wright. >>reporter: today facebook is getting even more personal with search engine taylor made for you. >> so this is really neat stuff. this is one of the coo coolest things that i think that we have done in a while. >>reporter: google searches everything open the public web facebook has quietly built autopsy huge database. people voluntarily sharing their like and dislike. 1 bill people sharing 240 bill photo with trillion connections between people. data you could browse before. one page at a time. now you can search it by 4 main categories. people photo places and interest. instead of searching the web for a movie you can instantly survey your friends about whether they like a movie. not just your friends you can search. >>, let's say
in al gearia in a bp oil field. about 20 armed militants facility in unremarks cars. the government in algeria says two people were killed in the assault. soldiers since surrounded the living facility. the president is in talks to discuss plns on how to deal with this. >> redwood school officials settled for a $1 million for a family whose special needs child was attacked by a teacher. a teacher kicked the 5-year-old boy and berailted him. a judge convicted her of child abuse. the school superintendent said holder has been transferred out of the classroom and will have to resign at the end of the school year. >> governor brown is crushing for moron line courses throughout california college systems. he made himself heard today in san francisco. and explaining what the plan tb7uight. with moon that is the regents hope to make college more accessible bringing in more revenue. the president of the"(tzr uc sym says we're at a turningmÑ point. california no longer has means to support the uc system the wait has for decades. instead, he said it's time to embrace other ways of safing and
a shotgun and a 357 revolver because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the media and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost 32 to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now many manufacturers are out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> pretty soon we won't have much to sell at all. what will we have for overhead and employees and staff? >> in south san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >>> the chill is easing ever so slightly. spencer christian is here with a look, and what we can expect for tomorrow? >> ever so slightly is the expression. let's take a look and there are no clouds around. it will be another chilly night. cold in some spots. lows dropping to 30 in santa rosa and vallejo. 31 in livermore and napa. that's not as cold as it was the
be gone in one minute. >> he recently bought a 357 revolverr because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the m and and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now many manufacturers are out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> pretty soon we won't have much to sell at all. what will we have for overhead and employees and staff? >> in south san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >>> the chill is easing ever so slightly. spencer christian is here with a look, and what we can expect for tomorrow? >> ever so slightly is the expression. let's take a look and there are no clouds around. it will be another chilly night. cold in some spots. lows dropping to 30 in santa rosa and vallejo. 31 in livermore and napa.
the government the for protection of the sierra nevada red fox. there are only two known populations of this rare fox in california. a group of 20 near lasson peak and a family of 8 near sierra pass. it lives in remote high mountains and used to thrive throughout california and oregon. it has been listed as an in endangered species for 30 years. thy accuse of wildlife service of failing to provide a recovery program for the fox. >>> a coalition of consumer groups is asking the federal government to take a hard look at the lending practices of san francisco-based wells fargo bank. they are especially about a program they claim is like a pay day loan product. one woman who compares her experience to a debt trap. here is 7 on your side's michael finney. >> reporter: annette smith of rockland and the sacramento air aria needed to pay for maul repairs and registration on her truck. she didn't have the money so went to h her bank wells fargo. they wouldn't give her a traditional loan but suggested she might want to utilize a wells program called direct deposit advance. >> i didn't have to have collater
of banning free speech, as you government have you to jump through hoops. >> the judge heard arguments today during a 90-minute hearing and said he'll issue a written ruling before the ban starts on february 1st. >> starting today, yelp leaders have another piece of information, health information score. >> mayor ed lee says restaurant owners and customers would give the plan a thumbs up. new york and philadelphia are supposed to be posting scores in the coming week. >>> following the report this afternoon, intel jump shiftd from pcs to mobile devices, shares off more than 5% in after hours trading. >>> dow fell just shore of its career shore high. nasdaq rose google hit the top teams, with amenities such as masses, massages and a sports complex. >> number 15, dpr construction and redwood city has a ski cabin in tahoe that employees can use, number 19, san francisco sales force.com offers free yoga classes. >> although boeing's 787 dream liner was -- widely used in electronics in lewding laptops and tablet -- including laptops dwights to cash 5 -- devices to catch fire. >> it's a risky propo
, too political, and with divided government will president will need g.o.p. support to get the legislation passed. >> thank you. the national prayer service takes place if a few hours. at 7:30 our time the prayer begins at national cathedral. tonight at 6:00 another inaugural ball is underway for the president, with lady gaga taking the stage. >> finally, it is remain warmer here in california than on the east coast. >> he was bundled up back this. >> and now mike nicco will show you how much you have to bundle up. >> look at these temperatures: about from the same in san jose and los gatos to four degrees cooler in napa and everyone else is one to seven degrees warmer. washington, dc, a wind chill of six so it is definitely colder there. here is what to expect outside: really small pockets of frost. this is the last morning of frosty temperatures. 32 at santa rosa and everyone else is mid-to-upper 30's inland and 41 in antioch and the bay shore upper 30's in fremont and redwood city to san jose and los gatos and 37 and 36. 48 in san francisco and half moon bay. it will not
for women, and immigration. >> centuries-long debate about the role of government of all-time. but it does require us to act in our time. >> reporter: and for the first time ever in an inaugural address, the president specifically mentioned gay rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. for, if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another, must be equal, as well. >> reporter: but obama, four years ago, talked about the audacity of hope, now gives a nod to reality. reminding his most fervent supporters that progress requires compromise. >> we must act knowing that our work will be imperfect. we must act knowing that today's victories will be only partial. >> reporter: before he headed back into the capitol, president obama stopped to look in awe at that amazing view of the national mall. >> take a look one more time. i'm not going to see this again. >> reporter: afterwards, the obama family took in the parade in a decidedly less formal way. dancing, snapping photos. and even chewing gum.
militants. the government says 32 mill tans were killed. it's not clear if any hostages were successfully rescued yesterday. 23 hostages are known to be dead, but the number could rise. >>> and after a violent siege in algeria, the state department is warning americans about the risk of traveling there. there are credible threats of more kidnappings of werners and other acts of terror. and it's authorizing the families of state department staff to leave if they want. and on wednesday, secretary of state hillary clinton will testify before congress on the fatal incident in libya. the u.s. ambassador to libya was among those killed in the terrorist attack last september. clinton had planned to testify in december but then suffered health problems. >>> and more signs that the housing market is recovering here in the united states. >> the government reported that construction was up 12% in december, the highest level in four years. and california is leading the come back. >> really pretty. >> yeah, looking good. >> reporter: they just bought
the alembics and lance armstrong revealed that the governing body covered up widespread doping. the former head of the world antidumping agency and current member of the international olympic committee said drastic action would have to be taken if armstrong provides proof of high-ranking officials from the international cycling union were implicated in doping. the new york times reported that armstrong will is willing to testify against former members of the use the high but he has been told he has to speak to that anti-dumping authorities rather than give television interviews if he wants to cut his lifetime ban. >> the dow started out of the gate at 630 down by 50 or so and now it is off by 37 points trading at 13,497. >> j.p. morgan's multi- billion dollar trading loss will hit its ceo and the wallet. the banks last jamie demons salary and bonus by 53 percent. j.p. morgan lost more than $6 billion when a trader made a bad bet on credit in derivatives. the bank's board ruled that ultimately demand was responsible. he will still walk away with a nice salary $11.5 million including a $10 millio
the first. activists filed a lawsuit to overturn it. they argue that the government order violates their first amendment right to express their political views. the judge stated that it will take more than that to just be naked to make a point. >> if we are going on to vote or more for a story with lance armstrong he stated that he used a variety of enhancement drugs to windows titles. he refused answer when oprah want to know whether not his former teammates wife was telling the truth when she said that in 1996 she heard him tell his doctor that he was doping perry ed he also admitted that he was a boy. bully. >> if i did not like what i heard or someone was being disloyal or a friend turned on me i tried to control it. that is a lie, they are liars. >> he was stripped of his titles and his olympic medal that he won in 2000. he is also facing other numerous lawsuits. >> let's take a look at the stocks. the dow is not doing much but it is on the positive side. they're up by three points. 13,599. >> we will take a break. here is a shot from the golden gate bridge. above it looks pre
. government officials held a news conference discussing this issue. people who live in china now want the government to address the underlying cause and to expand efforts for more emission limits. >>> scientists at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87
keeping data on where guns are. the government stopped keeping track nine years ago. when it comes to the background, president obama can push for more sharing of information and prosecution of people who try to buy guns illegally. the president will need congress's approval to get sweeps changes made and that will not be an easy feat, especially with the nra prodding supporters in congress. we'll tang a look at the nra -- take a look at the nra's new ad tackling president obama's gun proposals when i see you next. >> and ktvu will bring you live coverage. he's scheduled to make that announcement at 8:55 this morning our time. ktvu will be streaming the president's remarks live at ktvu.com. >>> it is 7:18. people in the bay area are getting hit hard by one of the worse flu seasons to date. the california pacific medical center in san francisco says it is reporting four times more patients this flu season than it has seen in the past two years. they say most of the cases are adults whereas other parts of the country are seeing cases among children. they add they still have a good su
the health department. it's all part of the mayor's initiative to make government information more easy to access. he hopes it will also improve food safety citywide. right now when you go on yelp, you can see how expensive a dish is, how customers are rating it but you can't find out the rating by the public health department. we spoke to the manager here and she says the move is a win- win for everyone. >> i think it's great because then people can see how high the ratings are and how clean they are and other places will see they should clean themselves up. >> reporter: now, restaurants on yelp will be graded on a 100- point scale. in los angeles, restaurants displayed grade cards. here in san francisco, restaurant lobbiests defeated the plan. but those eateries made more money and the number of food- borne illnesses went down. now, mayor ed lee will make the yelp announcement at a conference in washington today where he serves as the chairman of technology and innovation. live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> 7:37. local tattoo shops r
filed a federal lawsuit hoping to overturn the new law. they argued that the government ordered cover up violates their first amendment right to express their political views. >> a u.s. district court judge said yesterday that it takes more than simply disrobing in public to make a political statement. >> we will be back in just a minute. we have a live look of the san mateo bridge. the traffic on 92 is like this morning no problems. cold in livermore out to the east. 32 degrees in downtown livermore. specifically out by the airport. the freezing mark there should warm up to about 60. we have a nice, mild weather to look forward to in to the weekend. we will get a quick break down with erica and just a moment. >> good morning. 4:09 on the clock. >> taking a look at wall street this morning. futures trading shows mixed results across the board. the s&p 500 and the dow show positive figures while the nasdaq is in the negative. stocks make big gains yesterday after strong report on the housing market in the unemployment claims. all making investors more optimistic about the economy. >> here
is not to not negotiate with terrorists. all of this comes as as the algerian government launched and assault. algerian leaders say their goal was to free hostages and and chur twists -- terrorists -- and capture terrorists. the terrorist claim that number includes about five americans. the state department would not confirm any of these details. we also expect to hear from them who managed to escape yesterday's assault. now, leon panetta was in london when he got word of the deadly assault. what he is saying about the terrorists -- next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and the chaos in north africa is causing oil prices to go up and hit a four-month high. 94.49 a barrel. >> the price of the barrel of crude rose 1.25. now, bp and other energy companies say they are trying to make sure that other workers in the region remain safe. >>> according a -- according to a new toll, the nra is more popular in the u.s. than the entertainment industry. the poll by the "washington post" showed that 41% of americans sees the nra in a positive life as opposed to 34%. >>> gun sales are surging nationwide. some
at home in livermore. conrad bain >>> a coalition of consumer groups is asking the federal government to take a look at the lending practices of san francisco based wells fargo bank. >> that is right. they're concerned about a program they claim is like a pay day loan product. >> michael finney is here now with a story of a woman comparing her experience to a debt trap. >> yes this, wells fargo prefers to call the program a direct deposit advance, charging 1 path $50 for every $20 borrowed. your loan must be paid in full when the next check arrives. the fee on the loan is equivalent of a percentage rate of 108%. a 30 day loan, 91%. annette smith of rockland needed to pay for smog repairs and registration on her truck. she didn't have the money, so they she twont her bank. now, the bank won't give her a traditional loan but suggested that she might want to use a wells program called direct deposit advance. >> i zrnt to have collateral. i didn't have to have a credit check. and i felt that that was a good service. you know? >> wells fargo let her borrow up to $500. she had to die to it
. the government is confirming americans are among those who were taken hostage during an attack by islamist fighters in algeria. at least two people have been killed and six others injured. the group targeted a bus carrying passengers - from a base at the british owned gas field to an airport. indications are the attakers are affiliated with an al qaeda group based in mali. defense secretary leon panetta has called it a - quote- 'terrorist act.' president obama, taking action aimed at reducing gun violence in america. he signed more than a dozen executive orders -- and is urging congress for even tighter controls on weapons. kron-4's catherine heenan explains on the president's newly unveiled gun control proposals. in politics.staging is key. the president's back-drop -- four children. each of them had written letters to him about last month's school massacre in connecticut. the president announced plans to introduce legislation next week that includes a ban on new assault weapons, limits on high capacity ammo clips. and expanded background checks. and more money for mental health care. wit
of tickets that wind up online. >> the government printed 250,000 inauguration tickets. twice that many people are expected to watch on monday. today is michelle obama's 49th 49th birthday. she changed her twitter identity to floats which is first lady of the united states. they promise updates. it replace as previous account under michelle obama. >>> ktvu will have live coverage of president obama's inauguration sunday. look for live reports starting with mornings on 2. >> all of boeing 787 dreamliners aircraft around the world are now grounded as investigators look into two battery fires. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us with evidence on what could happen to these batteries. >> reporter: indeed. lithium batteries are everywhere. cell phone, laptops, power tools but should they be powering airlines. >> reporter: boeing picked lithium batteries for its dreamliners. >> they store a lot of energy in a small volume and light weight. they were able to use more battery electricity. >> reporter: here is the danger. from march of 1991 to last year, 132 batteries got fire. those batter
is upsetting. i hope she goes to jail for this. >> wasting tax dollars and government money. we sitting police officers. >> i think that it was all try to get attention it was not smart. >> when it happens for real, the police there will not take it seriously next time. >> reporter: the next-door neighbors saying that despite the will allow the daughters to play with the neighbors' children. despite that she lied to authorities and that the neighborhood can get together and develop a neighborhood watch program. san jose, phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> jacqueline: of we have been george warmer weather for the last couple of days. hopper'upper 50s-with even 60s in some areas. still mild in a number of locations. a cemetery man allegedly selling guns out of his home. dozens of students in the east bay by the east bay were possibly impacted by the noravirus. and how washington is getting ready for the pomp and circumstance of the inauguration on monday. ... [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budg
's tough. the budget is about $23 million this year. a chunk comes from the government. belt tightening cost $8 million its been difficult. we've lost funding and laid off about 40% of the course. and unfortunately, the need hasn't changed. >> the needs covering more than just day care. he needed help with language and fine motor skills and the program helped with specialized instruction for that. >> he loves it here, he's got a good relationship and me, too, personal whether i teachers here. >> but the waiting list grows longer and longer. the council is hoping the new budget will restore some of the money. >> i don't think there is anyone more important than improving rifs of young children. >> to find out more go to our web site. look under see it on tv. if like to host go to our community page. >> excellent. let's talk about weather. >> another lovely day, a hazy one. there is a time lapse. you can see live doppler 7 hd. beach hazard advisory for the period carrying us through tomorrow morning. a swell is building. stay back from the water's edge. tomorrow's sky conditions, sthiz, m
the government regulations and found each can tested met the guidelines. >> manufacturer defend using water. general mills which packages green giant, say it keeps the freshness of the product. >> companies trying to address consumer concerns. chicken of the sea has tun that said no drain just a little water. green giant has vacuum packed corn that holds the same amount of corn as the regular can with a lot less water. sometimes companies do fail to meet federal standards for the amount of food in the cans. last summer, bumblebee and chicken of the sea agreed to pay $3 million to settle complaints they put less tuna in the cans than required by law. >> still ahead at 6:30, a top state lawmaker jumps into the fight to keep the sacramento kings from moving to seattle. >> will the oakland city council meeting be a repeat the meeting a week ago? the recent protesters say they will be out in force. >> live from san francisco, two weeks after an oil tanker hit the bay bridge crews are ready to begin the repair work today. >> good morning, sue, in the abc7 traffic center a look at bay bridge toll
government is watching carefully? >> he could face a federal lawsuit after this interview airs with new insight on how the interview went. sources say he admitted he used performance enhancing drugs but the former president of the union is not ready to talk about the concession because he has not seen it. a sportswriter talked to armstrong and says he was ready to tell the truth. >> he was calm, ready to speak candidly with oprah. >> he could face expensive legal problems after the interview. sources say he is in talks to possibly repay some of the millions of dollars to the postal service paid if they sue to get it back. the deadline is thursday and that is the same day armstrong's interview with oprah is scheduled to air on her own network. before the interview he apologized to the staff of the charity he founded, a foundation spokesman said he was heartfelt and sincere. >> this morning, police are investigating a body found in the trunk of a car near the university. the car was parked in a no parking zone on petaluma hill road. the car was towed away last night. investigators say it
government is one it is okay. it is a good time to borrow. but when it is 8% you do not want to the ballroom. >> a another winner is a the driverless cars that are coming to show rooms by 2020. there is a huge an initiative by the government. i keep coming back to, how about this. what about the older people that should not be driving. people want to keep their mobility. my mother can get in a car in the of the take herself to the rose restore. i like this idea. we will see more and more features of this. >> i'm let's talk about our questions. you can send in your questions for rob perry ed >> this is from steve. he wants to know what are your thoughts on shares of american all makers? >> ford can go tfrom for 10 to 18. i do not like manufacturers. but long-term i like their dad because gm- pest >> this is from andrea she stated that should she cell in front of this month's the debt ceiling talks? >> the markets rallied at 5%. do not sell short-term perry ed >> the time is now 9:18 a.m.. we will get a little warmer today but it's still is a very cold start. >> oakland is in the lower 40's. c
state acted before the federal government putting in place the toughest gun control laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full spectrum of issues that come up. >> the fork -- new york law would require mental health professionals to report anyone deemed a threat. amen -- mentally ill people with guns is a lethal combination. >> advocates vow to range war, with the possibility of impeaching rebound if the gun control measures go too far. reporting live in washington. >> thank you. happening now, a school bus drivers went on strike in new york city leaves tens of thousands finding other ways to get kids to school. the strike started early this morning involving 8,000 drivers concerned about job protection. 152,000 new york city students rely on the buss and a third of them are disabled. this is picketing out there in the cold, in the rain, parents are scrambling on a day like this to use car pools or make other arrangements. this is going to be tough. >> san francisco police released a picket of the man suspected of killing a dog during a robbery. 35-year
the country'sshite led a government. >> one month at the failed bank rippled a young woman on moving new delhi was a promise faster at trial is set to begin. another pretrial hearing was held this morning after a few minor procedural issues were raised. defense lawyers of the five accused men say they need additional copies of some of the evidence. >> authorities are eager to move the case into a fast track court at the brutal attack nationwide protest and were white will be about to give in the women. >> this just into the kron 4 news room sources say that the ioc plans to strip lance armstrong of his 2000 olympic bronze medal. >> still ahead new details this morning up areas of san francisco that are more likely to suffer damage and an earthquake. are you living or working in one of them? it will take a >> we are backed at 4:44 it >> let us turn our attention to whether traffic. with erica looking at both. >> we have quite a spread of numbers. we have upper twenties. for santa rosa. lower '30's for east bay interior valleys. from the heart of the day we are coming in at the '40's along the c
one foreclosuring filer by a lender. >> this morning, federal government regulators have rules to protect homeowners from thieves and poor service from companies that collect mortgage payments. there will be a requirement of clear monthly billing statements from the companies and they have to warn borrowers before raising interest rates. the bureau will also actively help homeowners avoid foreclosure part of an overall of mortgage rules. >> researchers at carney are out with apps that are the worst at taking personal information without letting you kow. one app on that list could surprise you, angry birds. researchers analyzed 100 most popular apps and here the other nine: frost game, dictionary.com, mousetrap, horror scope, shazam, pandora interpret radio, and background wallpaper, and virtual pets. they say that the apps collect your location, information about your device, and your contact list. >> the san francisco 49ers are holding a road trip sweep states given to a fan for the game in atlanta on sunday welcomes two round trip tickets and a hotel. you can enter by using t
of the main government facilities along highway 12. a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the installation project is scheduled for tomorrow and the project will save the county nearly $1.5 million in energy costs. >> we have suffered through the cold but there is no shortage of solar power. >> it has been sunny. >> most of us were in the 60's yesterday. all of us are in the 60's today. good morning, everyone. because we have this stagnant air that is warming we still have the possibility of poor air quality especially in the north bay moving through san francisco and all the way down the peninsula to san mateo bridge. eastbound, south of san mateo bridge and in the santa clara valley you going to have better air quality but we are in this together so everyone has to not burn wood today. here is a look at the jet stream and you can see the moisture creeping up from the south so we could have a few high clouds and the moisture will leave more fog in the overnight hour and warmer temperatures overnight as air with more moisture in it does not cool as quickly as dry air. s
the government. but belt tight new england sacramento has cost the council 8 million dollars in state aid over the past two years. >> it has been very difficult. we have lost quite a bit of funding in the last few years. we have laid off about 40 percent of our work force and unfortunately the needs haven't changed. >>reporter: those needs cover more than just day care. young dominic needed work with language and fine motor skill. the instance conclusion program provide special instruction for that. >> he loves it here. excited to come to school every day. he has a really good relationship and me too personally with all the teachers here. >>reporter: but the waiting legislature to get that this sort of child care program grows longer and longer as the funding shrink. child care council is hoping the new state bump it will restore some of the money but in the mean time they are hoping the public will help with do nastys. >> i don't think that there is any work more important than improving the lives of young children. >>reporter: eric thomas abc 7 news. >> this year president obama inaugu
.s. and the philippine government are together to talk about how to remove it. there is damage to the corral reef. the uss guardian ran aground last thursday. the uss found that it was using the wrong graph. >>> as jana katsuyama, news chopper 2 was overhead as the drama unfolded. >> reporter: the call for help came around 11:45 this morning. news chopper 2 flew over head as police tried to reach a surfer who was stranded below the cliff house. officials say the man had been out surfing with a friend when he began cramping up. >> he had climbed up the rock and didn't think he was able to swim to shore. >> reporter: the water was too rough and the rocks too dangerous to get close enough. a rescue helicopter was still 40 minutes away so four fire department swimmers said they would go out in the cold choppy water and attempt the rescue. they told the surfer to jump, he plunged back into the water. rescuers swam over and helped him to the boat. >> he was just tired. >> had he been out there very long? >> maybe half an hour. >> reporter: fire officials say the man was a novice just learning to surf
sweeper is still stuck on a reef. the u.s. and the philippine government are together to talk about how to remove it. there is damage to the corral reef. the uss guardian ran aground last thursday. the uss found that it was using the wrong graph. >>> as jana katsuyama, news chopper 2 was overhead as the drama unfolded. >> reporter: the call for help came around 11:45 this morning. news chopper 2 flew over head as police tried to reach a surfer who was stranded below the cliff house. officials say the man had been out surfing with a friend when he began cramping up. >> he had climbed up the rock and didn't think he was able to swim to shore. >> reporter: the water was too rough and the rocks too dangerous to get close enough. a rescue helicopter was still 40 minutes away so four fire department swimmers said they would go out in the cold choppy water and attempt the rescue. they told the surfer to jump, he plunged back into the water. rescuers swam over and helped him to the boat. >> he was just tired. >> had he been out there very long? >> maybe half an hour. >> reporter: fire officia
for the government to chip away at their second amendment right. gun sales spiked 60%. dealers in sonoma county sold more which is an average of seven gun as day. it dwarfs the increase in population growth. >>> we are learning about the california connection to the manti te'o case. the address purported to be that of his deceased girlfriend. it is in carson, california and once the home of the man who allegedly invented kekua and duped te'o. he sent roses to the address but she never existed. te'o told espn that a man named roniah tuiasosopo admitted to making up the hoax. >>> they are paying respects to aaron swartz. he was found dead from an apparent suicide more than a week ago. it comes during a legal battle where he was accused of stealing 5 million articles from an archive. it is the open exchange of information. a ceremony will be held to honor him in san francisco. >>> they lunched a new website despite an ongoing legal battle. the founder of mega upload.com. his new site mega will allow users to share and store large files. kim.com launched the site in new zealand on the anniversary of his
that the governing body covered up widespread doping. if the former head of the world's anti doping agency and current member of the international olympic committee, said drastic action would have to be taken if armstrong provides proof high-ranking officials from they international cycling union was implicated in doping. the new york times reported that armstrong is willing to testify against former members of the you see i but he has been told he has to speak to that anti doping accord is rather than give the television interview if he wants to cut his lifetime ban. >> even though the end aff leck and argo may have been the big winners at the golden globes, many americans think steven spielberg and his movie, lincoln, should take home the oscars next month. that is according to a recent poll by reuters. nearly a quarter of americans think that will begin to take home the oscar for the best pitcher and 36 percent said that spielberg shot when the best director. only 4 percent thought argo should win the academy award for best picture. americans chose at danville today- louis as their clea
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